[cgl_discussion] About Replaceable OOM Killer
min.guo at intel.com
Sun Feb 29 21:53:49 PST 2004
When a system runs out of memory (OOM), the Linux OOM killer
makes a best effort guess
at which program is being excessive about its memory usage.
Unfortunately it isn't always correct
especially on embedded systems.
I noticed that there was a person proposed an idea to replace
kernel OOM with a module in CGL discussion, and he also gave out a patch
which can be found at http://www.rossfell.co.uk/~rickp/oom/.
How about your idea on the proposal? Any comments are welcome!
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